Super Easy Tahini Recipe

Super Easy Tahini Recipe

A delicious, nutty, versatile paste, which can be used as a sauce or dip, in salad dressing, on toast, add to soups and so much more. A great way to get loads of sesame seeds into your diet, which are packed with Magnesium, Phosphorus, Potassium, B7 & Folate. 

The recipe below will make approximately 1 cup of Tahini

 Ingredients for Tahini



  • 200g Sesame Seeds (Hulled or Unhulled)
  • 4 tbs of Extra-Virgin Olive Oil
  • Generous pinch of salt


  1. Lightly toast the sesame seeds in a pan. Be careful not to burn them.

  2. Add toasted sesame seeds to a food processor or blender. Add the 4 tbs of olive oil and pinch of salt.

  3. Blend until smooth. You may need to give the edges a scrap down with a spatula. If the mixture is too think add 1/2 tbs olive oil.

  4. When your desired consistency is achieved scrap the mixture into a air-tight jar. 





  • The tahini will last up to 1 month in the fridge.
  • If separation occurs during storage, simply give it a good mix before use.

What's the difference between Hulled and Unhulled?

Hulled sesame seeds have the outer 'kernel' shell removed resulting in a creamier taste and a little less calcium and fibre compared to unhulled sesame seeds.

Unhulled are whole sesame seeds which results in a darker colour and bitter taste compared to hulled sesame seeds.

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